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Music Generation announces 9 new areas of Ireland to participate in its second phase

20th September 2017
Music Generation today announced the 9 new areas of Ireland that will receive philanthropic funding from U2 and The Ireland Funds to create increased access to music tuition for children and young people... [read more]
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ISPCC’s Shield Week Highlights How Schools and Clubs Can Help Combat Bullying

18th September 2017
“ I can’t go back there. I just never want to go to that school or see them again. I am scared of what they will do to me next,”  Child, worried about bullying in school, speaking... [read more]
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ISPCC Welcomes Minister for Education and Skills 'New Digital Learning Framework for Schools'

15th September 2017
The ISPCC welcomes the news of a new Digital Learning Framework for schools as it recognises the important and invaluable role technology plays in the lives of children and young people today.   The... [read more]
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Minister Bruton launches New Tool to help Schools Improve their Digital Capability

14th September 2017
Minister Bruton launches New Tool to help Schools Improve their Digital Capability Digital Learning Framework for schools is being made available to all primary and post-primary schools today. The Minister... [read more]
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DISCOVER YOUR UNIVERSE!

13th September 2017
Space Week is YOUR week to focus on the wonders and realities of the universe around us. Take part in Space Week and use the powers of creativity, critical thinking science, technology, engineering... [read more]
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Space Week - Theatre production; workshops and talks - Niamh Shaw

12th September 2017
Blackrock Castle's Artist in Residence Dr Niamh Shaw will be running workshops and talks at Blackrock Castle during Space Week 2017:   'Drama and Dreams Inspired by Space' workshop for... [read more]
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400 children take over the town of Ennis for national cycle to school day

31st August 2017
It’s back to school time again! I would encourage all parents to look at how they get their children to school and see if it’s possible to start a good habit at the beginning of the school... [read more]
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Government wishes the best of luck to all those heading back to school

31st August 2017
11.4% of government spending on back to school, involving over 1 million people An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD, and the Minister for Employment... [read more]
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Fota Wildlife Park presents a cheque of over €11,000 to children’s charity BUMBLEance

29th August 2017
100% of the proceeds of the Twilight Walk at Fota on the 27th July are donated to the charity Monday 28th August, Fota Wildlife Park, Carrigtwohill, Co Cork– Fota Wildlife Park director,... [read more]
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Send them back with a healthy lunchbox Delicious ideas to inspire and nourish your kids this term

29th August 2017
It might still be summertime fun but it always helps to plan ahead for the new term. Healthy and nutritious food is so important to fuel your kids through the school day. Senior Nutritionist from the National... [read more]
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STEAM : Inspire the next generation in your school!

25th August 2017
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.  STEAM Education‘s vision is to inspire children to love STEAM subjects and to become the future generation of Scientists,... [read more]
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Lack of Inhalers in Schools Could Cost A Life

23rd August 2017
Schools must be equipped to help children in asthma emergencies Every school in the country should have an asthma inhaler in their first aid kit in case of an emergency, according to the Asthma Society... [read more]
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I’ve Got Your Number: Mobile Phones and kids

7th March 2017
When is the right time to give your child a mobile phone? Currently, nine out of ten Irish people have a mobile phone. Many parents think that giving their child a phone is a safety precaution.  If... [read more]